Title: Neon Moon
Author: nosleep3, a.k.a. chelleybell
Chapter 1 on ff.net, on LJ
Chapter 6 on ff.net, on LJ
Summary: New Moon A/U. Abandoned by the Cullens, Bella emerges from depression with a wall around her heart and a chip on her shoulder. Closed off and immersed in her college studies, she finds her emotional outlet in a surprising source.
Satisfied with my logic for the moment, Charlie felt comfortable enough to move on with his standard questions. “Are you safe up there? The Olympics didn’t make it dangerous for you to be out and about, did it?”
“Everything’s fine, I promise.” He still had some idea that every large city would eventually turn into one big riot, given the right stimulus. “It’s been a little nuts here with the Canada taking the Gold in hockey, and apparently there’s a city-wide condom shortage—”
Charlie started choking.